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On our trip through the States I was confronted with two terms. Flyover states and rust-belt, Oh yes, I could tell you how disgusted I am using the term fly-over-states and the people who use it, but not now. Rust belt is a different thing. I understand that the term applies to the former industrialized northern states, eg, Michigan, Ohio, and Pennsylvania to name a few. It is actually the industrial heart of America, the foundation of its wealth and freedom. I feel kind of drawn to it because of the Ruhr in Germany is a lot like it. Continue reading